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In Gladstone Regional Council area, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,584 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Gladstone Regional Council area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Gladstone Regional Council area2018/192014/15Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2014/15 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing62.90.95.445.81.27.0+17.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services274.24.13.7252.86.43.3+21.5
Wholesale Trade60.60.93.867.11.74.0-6.5
Retail Trade64.31.03.659.01.53.6+5.3
Accommodation and Food Services65.81.03.358.71.53.3+7.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing692.710.49.9709.418.09.5-16.7
Information Media and Telecommunications4.
Financial and Insurance Services10.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services17.50.30.727.60.71.2-10.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services124.91.93.548.21.23.8+76.8
Administrative and Support Services16.
Public Administration and Safety10.
Education and Training97.41.53.760.71.53.6+36.7
Health Care and Social Assistance44.
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services12.90.21.935.50.92.0-22.6
Total industries6,629.7100.0100.03,940.4100.0100.0+2,689.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (2,584 million or 39.0%)
  • Manufacturing (2,477 million or 37.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (693 million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,754 million in total or 86.8% of the total exports by industry in the Gladstone Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 27.1% in Mining; 15.2% in Manufacturing and 9.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (37.4% compared to 15.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (39.0% compared to 27.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.2% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Gladstone Regional Council area $increased by 2,689 million between 2014/15 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2018/19 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$2,303 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$258 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$77 million)
  • Education and Training (+$37 million)

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